UK Media Moves including the FT, The Sun, the Evening Standard and more

November 21, 2019 Natalie Beale

Building
Crumbs
Evening Standard
Financial Times
The Grocer
heat online / Closer online
Roofing Today
Take a Break
Tech Spy Magazine
The Sun
whynow
Freelance Update - Samuel Muston
Freelance Update - Margarita Mitchel Pollock
Freelance Update - Annabelle Thorpe
International Updates
2019 BSME Awards
Amnesty Media Awards 2020
The London Grill Club

Building
Alice Lorenzato-Lloyd has been appointed as a Reporter at Building magazine. She graduated this year with a Magazine Journalism MA from The University of Sheffield. Alice can be found tweeting at twitter.com/AliceLL_Journo

Crumbs
Jessica Carter, Editor of Crumbs Bath and Bristol, has now also taken over as Editor of Crumbs Devon. She is interested in food and drink products and news from across Devon, Bath and Bristol. She tweets at twitter.com/jesscarter_

Evening Standard
Suzannah Ramsdale’s title has changed to Head of Lifestyle (Digital) at the Evening Standard. She can be found on Instagram at www.instagram.com/suzannahlramsdale

Financial Times
Financial Times journalist Harriet Agnew has returned to London as news editor for the financial services sector. She reports to Tom Braithwaite, companies editor. Harriet was previously Paris Correspondent at the FT, covering the telecoms, media, tech, consumer, luxury and retail industries. Harriet can be found tweeting at twitter.com/harrietagnew

The Grocer
Abbie Dawson has been appointed Food & Drink Reporter at The Grocer. She was previously a Reporter at British Baker, and can be found tweeting at twitter.com/abbiedwsn

heat online / Closer online
Georgina Terry has been appointed Group Managing Editor at heat online and Closer online. She was previously Editor of Closer online. Georgina can be found tweeting at twitter.com/georginaterry

Roofing Today
Josh Morris has been appointed Editorial Assistant at Roofing Today. He previously worked at Insider Media, where he was a Digital Staff Writer. Josh can be found tweeting at twitter.com/joshmorrisnews

Take a Break
Jessica Taylor has been appointed as a Reporter at Take a Break. She joins from the News Shopper Series, where she was a Community Reporter. Jessica can be found tweeting at twitter.com/jesstaylor1993

Tech Spy Magazine
Tech Spy Magazine, a new tech lifestyle website, has now launched. The site is a definitive guide to smart lifestyle, covering all the coolest, wittiest tech and gadgets for consumers. Alongside selective buying guides, Tech Spy sources the hottest apps of the moment, the best innovations in tech, travel, beauty, style and living. Romane Nouri is Editor. The website can be viewed at www.techspymagazine.comTech Spy can also be found on Instagram at www.instagram.com/techspymagazine

The Sun
Katy Docherty has been appointed Features Writer at The Sun, covering consumer facing material. Katy was previously a freelance journalist, covering trade news, interviews, new releases and features on lifestyle, celebrities, travel, trends and real life. She can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/katydocherty

whynow
Billy Holmes has been appointed Culture Editor at whynow magazine. Billy will be covering music, fashion, film, graphic novels and skateboarding.

Freelance Update - Samuel Muston
Samuel Muston has now left his role as Deputy Editor at MR PORTER and is available for freelance commissions. He tweets at twitter.com/samuston and his Instagram is www.instagram.com/smuston

Freelance Update - Margarita Mitchel Pollock
Freelance journalist and features writer Margarita Mitchel Pollock is available for commissions. Margarita covers a range of topics, including social affairs, women's interest, feminism, lifestyle, travel and health & fitness. She has previously written for titles including STYLISTMetroThe Sunday Times (Home), National GeographicThe TelegraphSoul & Spirit and News UK. For commissions, opportunities and projects, Margarita can be found tweeting at www.twitter.com/mrsmargaritam

Freelance Update - Annabelle Thorpe
Annabelle Thorpe is available for writing commissions, copywriting and PR consultancy. Previously National Manager at Heritage Open Days, she has written two novels and two travel books, writes regular travel features for the Saturday Times, and has written for the Sunday Times Travel magazine, Telegraph, Guardian, Express and Mail on Sunday. She has provided editorial content for Visit Britain, Conde Nast Traveller, News UK and several tourist boards and hotel companies. Annabelle can be found on Twitter at twitter.com/annabellet

International Updates

RAI Radio 2

RAI Radio 2 has launched ’Viva RaiPlay!’, a radio version of the existing RAI 1 TV show. ’Viva RaiPlay!’ is directed and conducted by Rosario Fiorello and is broadcast live on Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00am. The show can be watched at www.raiplay.it/programmi/vivaraiplay

The Australian
Steve Jackson has been appointed the NSW Editor at The Australian. He is a former Chief of Staff/Reporter at Nine 60 Minutes, and in the past, was also the Head of News at The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph.

The Advertiser
Gabriel Polychronis has started as a Crime Reporter at The Advertiser in Adelaide, Australia. He is a former Breaking News Blogger for the publication and a Journalist at Australian Associated Press (AAP). Gabriel can be found tweeting at twitter.com/G_Polychronis

news.com.au
Eliot Hastie has been appointed a Finance Reporter at news.com.au. Prior to this role he was a Journalist for Momentum Media's Wellness Daily, Investor Daily, ifa and Fintech Business. Eliot has also written for Real Estate Business, AAA Backstage, Smoke Magazine and Metro UK.

Sydney Morning Herald / The Age
Anthony Galloway has recently started as a Foreign Affairs and National Security Correspondent at the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age newspapers. Prior to this, he was a Federal Political Reporter at the Herald Sun.

Newshub NZ
Shannon Redstall has recently moved to Newshub NZ as a new Reporter from The AM Show, where she was a Producer. Shannon has previous experience in both digital and radio journalism where she covered a range of general news, court and political stories. Shannon can be found tweeting at twitter.com/shanredstall

2019 BSME Awards
The winners of the 2019 BSME Awards have been announced; the full list can be viewed at www.bsme.com/2019-bsme-award-winners. The Awards, which took place at The Sheraton Grand London Park Lane Hotel, were co-hosted by BSME Chair Alex Mead, Content Director, eric, and award winning comedian, Lou Sanders.

Amnesty Media Awards 2020
Amnesty International UK is inviting entries for its 28th annual Media Awards, a prestigious set of awards that recognise the vital role journalists play and the serious risks they face in highlighting human rights abuses around the world. Entries can now be submitted at: amnesty-media-awards.org.uk. The closing date for entries is Thursday 23 January 2020 and the award ceremony will be held in London on Wednesday 22 April 2020. Entries must be from a media outlet based in the UK and published or broadcast for the first time in the UK between 1 January and 31 December 2019.

The London Grill Club
The London Grill Club is hosting Richard Tice, Chairman of the Brexit Party, on 3 December. The lunch will take place at Devonshire Terrace, Devonshire Square, EC2M 4WY. 12.15pm arrival for 12.45pm start, to finish by 3pm. Tickets are £27.50, contact David Selves at davidselves@selvesgroup.co.uk.

2020 will begin with Lord David Owen on 4 February followed by Lord Norman Tebbit, Lady Butler-Sloss, Chris Grayling, Lord Alton and Dominic Grieve with dates to be finalised.


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Natalie is Cision's Senior Alerts Editor in London, and writes the UK Media Moves.

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